Thursday, August 11, 2011

[ZESTCaste] Supplementary budget establishes dalit agenda

Supplementary budget establishes dalit agenda
Aug 10, 2011 - Amita Verma |

Age Correspondent

The Mayawati government has sought `22.49 crores for the renovation
and construction work to be undertaken at the official bungalow of
chief minister Mayawati, allotted to her earlier in her capacity as
the former chief minister. A sum of `41 crores has been sought for
completion of the underconstruction Kanshi Ram Eco Garden in Lucknow.

The supplementary budget amounting to `10,879.92 crores, tabled in the
UP Assembly on Tuesday, clearly re-establishes the chief minister's
dalit agenda. The total sanctioned funds for different dalit projects
promoted by the Bahujan Samaj Party government would be to the tune of
over `2,800 crores.
The state government has made provision for a corpus fund with a
symbolic amount of `1,000 for the maintenance and management of
statues set up in various place sin the state capital. The state
government had earlier set aside a sum of `161 crores for the same
Ms Mayawati's official bungalow, spread over 13 and 13A Mall Avenue,
was fully reconstructed after she took over as the chief minister. The
government has sought an additional sum of `22 crores for the
completion of the remaining work at the bungalow which is equipped
with modern gadgetry and security equipments.
The state government proposes a sum of `25 crores for the
beautification of a part of the river embankment in the state capital
and another `41 crores for the completion of the Kanshi Ram Eco
Garden. A corpus fund with a symbolic amount of `1000 is also being
created for the upkeep of the eco garden.
A sum of `26.4 crores has been earmarked for chief minister's security
for purchase of 20 Ambassador cars and 10 vehicle mounted jammers.
The state has sought a sum of `401 crores for strengthening of the
police, of which `2.10 crores will be for secret services. The State
Human Rights Commission will get a sum of `60 lakhs in the
supplementary budget. Apart from this, the supplementary budget
earmarks `24.3 crores for the expenses to be incurred in the state
Assembly elections.


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